Just in: Arrest Ordered for Imelda Marcos for 7 Counts of Graft

Source: CNN

Ilocos Norte Representative Imelda Marcos was ordered to be arrested by the anti-graft court after they found her guilty of 7 counts of graft.

89-year-old Imelda Marcos was sentenced to six years minimum to a maximum of 11 years imprisonment. According to the Sandiganbayan, Mrs. Marcos can have provisional liberty if she posts a cash bond while she appeals the conviction.

In 1991, the Office of the Ombudsman filed 10 graft cases against Mrs. Marcos due to the alleged private organizations she created in Switzerland from the year 1968 to 1984, all these while she held posts in government. During those years, she served as the Minister of Human Settlement, Metro Manila Governor, and a member of the Interim Batasang Pambansa, the legislature during the Marcos regime.

According to the Ombudsman prosecutor, the Marcos family had "financial interest" in the seven Swiss foundations which they created, which is said to amount to $200 million.

The court's fifth division acquitted her in 3 counts of graft -- she was only found guilty in 7 counts.

Former human rights chair and martial law survivor Ms. Etta Rosales was impressed with the Sandiganbayan Fifth Divison, even if it took them 2 decades to issue this verdict.

OPM Legend Rico J. Puno Passed Away Last October 30, 2018

Source: Philstar
Enrico de Jesus Puno also known as “Rico J. Puno” passed away on October 30, 2018 at 1:56am. It was announced by Anna Puno, his sister-in-law on her social media account.
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Breaking News: Lion Air Crashes with 189 People On Board

Source: Straits Times
Lion Air flight JT610, crashed today, Monday morning (Oct 29), just minutes after taking off from Soekarno-Hatta Airport in Banten, Indonesia.
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Mother Sitang in the Philippines!

Source: PEP
Sitang Buathong/Sitagsus Bao, also called as “Mother Sitang”, is a 59 year old Thai transgender that became a popular internet sensation in the Philippines. She went viral after uploading videos of her doing headbangs. The videos reached a million views!
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Showbiz Time: John Lloyd's New Simpler Life

Source: @norminapauline, Twitter
In true Pinoy fashion, we bring you some showbiz chismis to light up your Sunday night. It seems like John Lloyd Cruz has been changing course, taking on a "simple life".
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The Landslide in Naga City Cebu: What We Learned

Source: Tommy Osmeña's Facebook Page
The tragedy in Naga City after super typhoon Ompong (Mangkhut) hit Cebu (and the rest of the country) last weekend is devastating.
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